Beauty, hair

Empties – January 2017

Almost forgot to post this! It was only seeing someone tweeting about their January empties that reminded me! Always love doing these posts. First because I'm proud that I've used things up right to the end and not wasted them and second because I want tot ell you what it was about these products amongst… Continue reading Empties – January 2017

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Empties – December 2016

So it's time to say goodbye to 2016 and to finish things off properly here's the update on the products that I used up this month. OUAI Treatment Masque I loved the OUAI range from Jen Atkin - see my review here. The Treatment Masque comes in sachets to provide a mask formulated to repair damage… Continue reading Empties – December 2016


Empties – November 2016

So it's time for the round-up of my November empties and it's quite a list! Starting off with Haircare: L'Occitane Repairing Shampoo I've had this L'Occitane Repairing Shampoo a few times and reviewed it here as part of a previous empties post. This time it was a travel size as part of a set that I'm… Continue reading Empties – November 2016


Empties – August 2016

The August empties are way overdue - and I've even started gathering some from September! So that you don't need to wait any longer to see what I've used up this month - here's the list and links. Some real goodies here - so take some time and have a read! L'Erbolario Narciso Sublime Shower… Continue reading Empties – August 2016


Feeling Dewy with Dermalogica

As the summer is ending it's time to take stock of how your skin has stood up to the sun, rain, wind and everything in between that's made up the British summer. I think that many of us will feel the need to feed it with moisture and build it up against the elements. I… Continue reading Feeling Dewy with Dermalogica


Review – Charcoal Rescue Masque from Dermalogica

So, last week you'll have read all about my visit to Liberty for the launch of the new product from Dermalogica - the Charcoal Rescue Masque. Well since then I've been on my Easter holidays (no not Bora Bora more Tooting Bec with the odd trip on the Northern Line!) and I've had time to… Continue reading Review – Charcoal Rescue Masque from Dermalogica


Learning at Liberty: Charcoal and Masque Mapping with Dermalogica

The Venue When I was invited to a Dermalogica launch event I knew I was going to discover a great product. That's because I've never ever come across a dud product from them. Then I heard that the venue was the iconic Liberty building. So I knew I'd learn a little about architecture and history… Continue reading Learning at Liberty: Charcoal and Masque Mapping with Dermalogica


Hydrablur Primer from Dermalogica

In all the time I've been blogging about Dermalogica products, I've never told you the story behind the brand. The reason for that is I've never questioned it. It's always just been there as a brand I knew I could trust. But now that I've found out a little about it I thought I'd share… Continue reading Hydrablur Primer from Dermalogica

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Empties December 2015 & January 2016

December went past in a flash and I didn't get the chance to write an empties post and anyway I hadn't used up many products so I thought I'd leave it till the end of January and now look what's happened I've got a whole heap of stuff to tell you about! So make yourself… Continue reading Empties December 2015 & January 2016


Top 10 Most Viewed Posts On Strand On Beauty – 2015

It's that time of year when everyone compiles lists of the top songs of the year and the top movies so I thought it's about time I compiled my top 10 posts. It's been such a brilliant year and I've been given some great opportunities by brands and PRs so I'd like to thank everyone… Continue reading Top 10 Most Viewed Posts On Strand On Beauty – 2015